Applying for Degree
Do I need to apply for my degree?
Yes. Every student must submit an Application for Degree
, as it begins a graduation evaluation process. Even students who will not attend the Commencement ceremony must file an application for degree.
I want to know exactly what I must do to graduate and receive my degree. Where do I find that information?
is all the information about your undergraduate or graduate degree and graduation requirements.
Can I apply for degree if my CAPP report shows items that are NOT MET?
Yes. Click here
for more information.
Can I apply for degree if I have an Incomplete?
Yes, but all grades of Incomplete must be replaced with the final grade prior to the degree-awarding date, or else the degree will be canceled and student must re-apply for a subsequent term.
How do I submit my Application for Degree?
Complete the online form
What is the processing time for the Application for Degree?
After 10 business days, check the unofficial transcript on PROWL to confirm that degree status is pending (PN).
What is the deadline for applying for my degree?
Refer to the respective deadlines below:
May I participate in Commencement if I don't apply by the deadline?
- For May 11 or 12, 2013, degrees - Friday, January 18, 2013. Because of the high volume of applications received in preparation for Commencement and academic award consideration, students are strongly encouraged to apply for degree as soon as possible after registering for Spring 2013 courses.
- For August 31, 2013, degrees - Friday, June 28, 2013
- For December 31, 2013, degrees - Friday, August 30, 2013
Yes, but you still must submit your application for degree. If you apply late, your name may not be in the Commencement program.
Is there a charge to apply for my Bachelor's degree?
Is there a charge to apply for my Master's or Doctoral degree?
Yes, the one-time, mandatory graduation fee
is payable to Student Accounts after the Application for Degree is processed.
Do I need to complete an Application for Degree if I'm not participating in Commencement?
Yes, the application starts the graduation evaluation process. Students specify whether or not they plan to participate in Commencement directly on the application.
Am I automatically listed in the Commencement Program?
Students are required to specify directly on the Application for Degree
whether or not they wish to be included in the program. Students are not charged a fee to be listed in the program.
Do I need to reapply if my degree is cancelled?
Yes, by submitting a new Application for Degree
for the term in which you plan to graduate.